Deck the halls with boughs of holly,
Fa, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la.
Tis the season to be jolly,
Fa, la, la, la, la, la la, la, la.
Are you screaming at me from out in cyber space, “Say what! Haven’t you heard? This is the year 2020, and you are singing ‘Tis the Season to be Jolly’"?
Oh yes, my friends – I agree with you; 2020 has been the year when major world events happened that affected us all in some way or another.
To name a few events that made headlines:
- Australian Bushfires
- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Quit Royal Family
- COVID-19 Pandemic Spreads Across the Globe
- Kobe Brant’s Death
- Black Lives Matter Protests
- England Shuts Down, Again
- West Coast Wildfires
- Ruth Bader Gingsburg’s Death
- President Trump Tests positive for Covid-19
- Joe Biden Becomes President-Elect/ Kamala Harris is Vice President-Elect
And for many of you, not listed on this timeline of world events could be the loss of a loved-one, unemployment, or you could be experiencing your own health problems. When major events hit home so personally, singing to the top of our lungs, 'Tis the season to be jolly,' can be tough!
But, as believers, we can find solace in another world event that took place over 2000 years ago and we can still raise our voices in song, despite circumstances around us. And that is what I would like us all to do in the comments today - - raise our voices in song by typing out the lyrics to your favorite song of that world event when---------
Jesus Christ, the Savior of the World, is Born
I will start with mine:
O holy night, the stars are brightly shining,
It is the night of the dear Savior’s birth;
Long lay the world in sin and error pining,
'Till he appeared and the soul felt its worth.
A thrill of hope the weary world rejoices,
For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn;
Fall on your knees, Oh hear the angels' voices!
O night divine! O night when Christ was born.
O night, O holy night, O night divine.
I can’t wait to hear you Sing Your Song.